Monthly Archives: February 2013

The battles over Georgia’s school boards

Written by Firm | Feb 28, 2013 | Press

Today’s federal court hearing challenging the constitutionality of Governor Nathan Deal’s efforts to oust six members of the DeKalb County Board of Education marks the latest round in more than a decade of fighting between Georgia governors and fractious local school boards. The state’s last three governors—Roy Barnes, Sonny Perdue […]

Deal’s DeKalb dilemma provides no easy solution

Written by Firm | Feb 25, 2013 | News

Gov. Nathan Deal has suggested he’ll suspend six of the nine members of the DeKalb’s troubled school board on Monday, but whether his decision will stick is another story. Hearings are scheduled in state and federal court this week over challenges to a law that gives Deal the power to […]